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This is the place to find frugal recipes to help us moms make the money go around. i don't know about your kids but ours can eat through our cupboards in no time. Finding frugal recipes keeps our meal-time costs down. We still like to eat healthily though and so have found ways to make healthy meals stretch further.

Here are some frugal recipes we would like to share. Share your knowledge with others.

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Maybe you have frugal recipes that have been handed down generation by generation.

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Our kids will eat all of these recipes.

Frugal Recipes

Vegetable Pasta Bake

This recipe will serve 5 or 6 people.

  • 100g cheddar cheese
  • 500g pasta
  • 1 325g tin sweetcorn
  • Dried mixed herbs
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 11/2 large onion
  • 11/2 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 large courgettes (Zucchini)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 diced peppers (fresh or frozen)
  • 4 carrots
Frugal Recipes
  • Peel and finely chop your onions and the carrots. Then Chop courgette into small pieces.
  • heat oil then add all the vegetables and fry until soft
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato puree and mixed herbs.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes and add a little water if you need to.
  • Cook pasta
  • Mix the cooked pasta and vegetables together and place into an ovenproof dish.
  • Cover this with the grated cheese and grill for 10 minutes until brown.
  • You can serve with a nice salad and a little bread.

Pasta with squash sauce

  • 1 large butternut squash
  • 1 1/2 pints chicken stock
  • Garlic granules
  • Salt and pepper
  • 100g grated cheese
  • 1 1/2chili powder
  • 500g pasta
  • Peel and chop squash
  • Heat a little oil and fry garlic, add squash and chili powder, fry until brown.
  • Add chicken stock and boil squash until soft.
  • Cook pasta
  • Drain squash, mash and add salt and pepper and grated cheese, stir over heat until cheese has melted.
  • Drain pasta.
  • Serve pasta on a plate with the squash sauce.

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